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>> eric: that's it for us. >> jamie: shannon? >> my plan is not to raise taxes on anyone. i'm going to reduce taxes for middle-income americans. >> mr. romney wants another $5 trillion in tax cuts that he can't pay for. >> you can't have it both ways. a battle over $5 trillion, your tax dollars, president obama says a tax cut by the governor would roll out benefits to only the wealthiest americans at the cost of the middle class. romney says, no matter how many times the president says it it is not true. who is telling the truth? i'm shannon bream, live in washington. we have representatives from both sides of the aisle. rnc chairman, reince priebus and dnc chairwoman, debbie wasserman-schultz. welcome. we start in washington with reince priebus. i want to talk about the unemployment numbers for september, 7.8%, the lowest since president obama has been in office. he said, you can't turn back now, america is moving in the right direction. has he made a case that we are seeing recovery? >> not at all. first of all, we will let the economists argue over the numbers. i know people are
this weekend. >> he for instance is going to raise taxes and his vice-president blurted out the truth. they plan on raising them trillion and it is two trillion when you put it together. that is an increase on taxes in maul business and that will mean less jobs. >>> and in the meantime obama campaign continues to hit mitt romney on the idea of being dishonest and nigh add out there saying he was not for a five trillion tax cut he was lying about that as he was when he said the president wants to raise the taxes $4000. obama disputed that that was independent but did not dispute the $4000 figure. and in the meantime president in cleveland making fun of mitt romney. listen to this. >> for all of you moms and kids out there. don't worry, somebody is getting tough on big bird. elmo, you better make a run for it. governor romney is going to let wall street run wild again but bring the hammer down on sesame street? >> and democrats are wondering where that president obama was in the debate on wednesday and people wonder if he will be tough one on one when he has the stage. >>> and the obama
the differences between himself and zeroing in on taxes. >> for instance, he is going to raise taxes. vice president blurted out the truth. they plan on raising taxes trillion. they have already raised them a trillion. that is increases on taxes on small business, among other things. that will mean less jobs. >> reporter: on the campaign trail in ohio, president obama appeared to have a lot of fire that he seemed to be lacking on tuesday night. and accusing romney at shocking dishonesty and even though the deputy campaign acknowledged that tax cut would not be nearly 5 trillion dollars, it's something that the president repeated in cleveland. >> we put two wars a two tax cuts on a credit card. we didn't pay for them. now, mr. romney wants another 5 trillion dollars in tax cuts that he can't pay for. we're not going to let that happen. we are not going to fall backward, not with so much at stake. >> reporter: governor romney answering in the ad wars, as well. a new ad featuring melanie mack that mara that voted for president obama back in 2008. this time around she says she is going to vote
has questions on the president from taxes to debt and spending. >> he wants another stimulus? how did the first one work out? he wants to hire more government workers? he wants to pick with winners and losers solyndra, losers in his case. we know where that leads. we have seen the last four years. we don't want four more years like the last four years. >> reporter: the debate at the university on long island is going to include foreign policy. to that end the governor is rolling out the foreign policy ball. he has a big speech on foreign policy at virginia military institute in lexington. >> gregg: tell us how big the first debate is playing out in the campaign ads. >> reporter: both sides are trying to portray the other as the bigger fiber. he has new ad from both campaigns and both are saying the other is untruthful from taxes to anything under the sun. take a look. >> i don't have five trillion dollar tax cut. if you just implemented it would cut five trillion dollars. >> i will not produce the taxes paid by high income americans. >> is that actually true? >> the latest, not tellin
of some of the things that president obama said. right now the $5 trillion tax cut both of them argued over is in a new ad the romney campaign put out this morning because the romney campaign feels they need to clear up what president obama is saying about it, which is that it's not true. >> how forgiving is the american voter if president obama had what he would claim is just a bad night? >> it's hard to say. what will have to happen is president obama will have to have a much better debate in new york, about a week and a half away. i've talked to a lot of democrats and big obama fans who are miserable about the president's debate performance because they think he did a bad job and might have ruined his chances. >> why do you think that was? >> you know, part of it was president obama's strategy. he wanted to come in looking presidential. david axlerod says in a conference call this week with reporters that the president didn't want the american people to see two candidates on stage insulting each other and for that reason he stayed above the fray but he needed to look for aggressive.
campaign accuses governor rom no of being untruthful, talking about his plan to lower tax rates, saying it would result in a $5 trillion tax cut for the wealthy. the governor hitting back with another ad, saying the obama campaign is not being truthful, even the president's deputy campaign manager has stipulated that that tax cut won't be anywhere near $5 trillion. expect that to go on back and forth, with the exception that governor recommendny will be switching tacts to go to foreign policy. we will be looking forward to that one and this event here in port saint lucie. >> jamie: john roberts, staying on the trail for us. thank you. >> eric: with 30 days to go, what do the voters want to hear? what do president obama and mitt romney need to do to clinch the white house? we have the chairman of civic foreign pac and a former political adviser to democratic new jersey senator frank lautenberg and a f contributor. >> thanks so much. >> eric: you just heard john roberts say that both sides have attack ads out, calling each other liars. how do the rotors sort this out. >> >> eric: as haley
they might top it. >> arthel: and also a statement, romney pushing his tax policy, this weekend, right? >> reporter: of course in the wake of the debate in which the romney campaign it really defined the race, a choice between a dependency society with rising taxes that could hurt the recovery, versus the romney agenda which could cut taxes and rely fully on a smaller government and individual responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit and the romney campaign is attacking ever harder. here's a sample from last night. >> it has been calculated his tax plan raising taxes will cost 700,000 jobs. i will not raise taxes on small business and not raise taxes on middle income families. >> reporter: he will spend a little more time in florida and campaign here tomorrow and he has been doing a bit of debate prep with robhe senator from ohio and his debate sparring... playing the role of mr. obama and, monday, big foreign policy speech at the virginia military institute in virginia, and criticizing the president on foreign policy with specific criticisms of the way in which the administration han
of reducing tax marginal tax rates and increasing revenues and the cost it might add to the deficit is criticized as being non-specific. how do they respond to that? >> governor romney has laid out a framework. any time you have a plan such as this, you don't want to put all the details out there because there are negotiations that need to take place. the framework has been looked up by six different independent organizations including those from harvard and princeton. to say this plan will work. so the details don't need to be out there right now. the framework is very clear about what mitt romney and paul ryan want to do to strengthen our middle-class. >> gregg: i might say that the tax policy center which is cited by the obama campaign it's going to cost five trillion has been said by the director of the to be completely untrue. let me move on. the president has added two new things to his campaign speeches. he tells his audiences he says romney wants to kill big bird but more credibly he points to the unemployment rate that drops below 8%. it shows the economy under his leadersh
for more security. then let's talk about the facts here. you have the obama tax plan which obama plans to raise taxes on -- >> angela, what are you talking about? >> let's get to the facts. >> let's not jump to that because that could be a whole separate segment on that. so your feeling is -- angela, your feeling. >> what i wanted to answer is this, jamie, that she said that the vice president talked about the facts. and the bottom line is this. he didn't. he had a different type of reality. and instead of laughing and smiling, he should explain to the american people why he threw the intelligence community under the bus. but then when it came to iran. >> christie. >> ladies, please. ladies, please. the people at home want to hear what each of you have to say. christie, last remark, please, and please address the situation of what the vice president said concerning requests for security when those hearings were held in the very same week, and we all got the information. did he or did he not know that there were requests, including from the ambassador, for additional security? >> he was
more government workers and raising taxes and those things don't create jobs, they cost jobs. >> meantime on the campaign trail in ohio, president obama had the fire that was absent in the debate and saying that mitt romney was not telling the truth at the debate and trying to wiggle out of his opposition. >> and day two-- well, maybe it was extreme makeover. debate edition. but no matter what he sees, my opponent, he's a big believer in the economics. >> and president obama in his campaign hits big news saying the month of september they raised 181 million dollars. the romney campaign countering a few minutes ago in less than 48 hours after that debate performance, they raised 12 million dollars. and this could be a fight right to the finish, kelly, no question about that. >> john, i think you're right about that, but one thing is clear, mitt romney is certainly energized by wednesday night's debate. would you say? >> reporter: yeah, absolutely. the real key though and the challenge for governor romney, kelly sto keep that momentum up. he's got to do the campaign appearances
of a fiscal cliff. combination of automatic spending cuts and experdition of tax cuts will force millions of americans to lose their jobs. neil cavuto is here to tell us why even though we a presidential election ahead. the fiscal cliff is bigger. >> it is certainly more immediate. this is an event that is coming. the question is are they going to do anything about it or not? both parties are waiting to see what will happen if their guy wins f. it the president wins and keeps the senate they will cobble together a deal to call for letting the income rate on the rich expire and so only their taxes go up . keep those other spending cuts in place. it is anyone's guess what president-elect romney does with or without a democratic senate. if it is a republican one, the argument goes that they would table everything for a year. all . spending cut bush rates for a year . that might prove easier said than done. all of them expire at the exact same moment and say nothing of the host of investment rates . i might point out a lot of individuals must be getting wind of this. they have with drawn a bi
? and president bush was almost aloft. i think that hurt him than any question about taxes or troop movements or the like. >> arthel: give me 30 seconds on this final question, if you could, how much of some of these statements made in these debates is tough talk or political posturing, if you will, and what percentage of the take away from these debates would be real political policy? >> well, you don't hear too much specifics. i think we've been through enough to know that you don't come away saying, well, i really understand that medicare plan. but i think what people are looking for in debates, and i've been through some good ones and some very bad ones -- i think what they're looking for is is this guy up for the job in the case of romney or how does obama view his last four years and does he understand that people are disappointed? so it's as much about character and values and understanding people like me as it is about the questions that we'll face, the unknown questions that may face the next president of the united states. >> arthel: you have the experience for sure and i know you'l
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